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Final STI/Hoopfeed Poll of the Season: South Carolina finishes at No. 1, Baylor tumbles

Final STI/Hoopfeed Poll of the Season: South Carolina finishes at No. 1, Baylor tumbles

South Carolina ended the season as the No. 1 team in the nation South Carolina’s press conference after beating Mississippi State in the SEC tournament title game Voting panel || Coach reactions to NCAA tournament…

Dawn Staley, Kim Mulkey and Kelly Graves speak out on cancellation of the NCAA tournament

Dawn Staley, Kim Mulkey and Kelly Graves speak out on cancellation of the NCAA tournament

Video: Oregon head coach Kelly Graves’ reaction South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley “This is a difficult time with so many conflicting emotions. First and foremost, we have to recognize how important it is to…

SEC announces 2020 Class of Women’s Legends

SEC announces 2020 Class of Women’s Legends

The Southeastern Conference’s 2020 Class of Women’s Legends includes several former women’s basketball student-athletes and coaches. The conference is set to honor the full class during the 2020 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 4-8 in…

Kiana Williams reaches career milestone and Stanford’s “tag-team play” takes down Tennessee, 78-51

Kiana Williams reaches career milestone and Stanford’s “tag-team play” takes down Tennessee, 78-51

Team comparison || Social media recap STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford junior guard Kiana Williams joined the 1,000-point club Wednesday night when she led her teammates in a decisive 78-51 victory over No. 23 Tennessee (8-2). …

Tennessee at Stanford: Coaches size up the competition and a team stat comparison

Tennessee at Stanford: Coaches size up the competition and a team stat comparison

Coach Quotes || Team Statistical Comparison No. 23 Tennessee (8-1) at No. 1 Stanford (9-0) Dec. 18, 2019, 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET TV/Stream: Pac-12 Bay Area/Pac-12.com (Krista Blunk, Mary Murphy) Audio: Stanford: TuneIn, Tennessee:…

South Carolina’s young core prevails as Gamecocks defeat Maryland 63-54

South Carolina’s young core prevails as Gamecocks defeat Maryland 63-54

College Park, Md. – In the first top ten matchup in women’s basketball, the No. 4 Maryland Terrapins and No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks used the early opportunity to measure themselves on a basketball barometer.…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team unveils November NCAA tour games

Release from USA Basketball: The USA Basketball Women’s National Team, which announced in July an expanded training program to aid in its pursuit of a seventh consecutive Olympic gold medal, will tip-off its quest for…

Temeka Johnson announces her retirement from playing professional basketball

Temeka Johnson announces her retirement from playing professional basketball

Temeka Johnson announced her retirement from playing professional basketball after 13 years via social media Monday. The former LSU star and 2005 WNBA Rookie of the Year wrote “my heart is filled with gratitude” in…

Undeniably impressive: Vic Schaefer’s impact on Starkville

Undeniably impressive: Vic Schaefer’s impact on Starkville

STARKVILLE, Miss. – It’s January 27, 2019, minutes away from 2 p.m. tip in the Humphrey Coliseum. It’s Rivalry Day for Mississippi State and Ole Miss women’s basketball and it’s a Mississippi sports affair at…

Statement from Tennessee on firing of Holly Warlick

Statement from Tennessee on firing of Holly Warlick

Tennessee announced that Holly Warlick, the Lady Vols coach for seven seasons, will no longer be the head coach Wednesday afternoon. Here is the official statement from the university: Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer…

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (32-2) sent their seniors off to the Sweet Sixteen with an 85-61 win over the Clemson Tigers in the second round of the NCAA tournament in front of 9,944…

Stanford subregional: BYU and Stanford to face each other after winning in the first round

Stanford subregional: BYU and Stanford to face each other after winning in the first round

STANFORD, Calif. — BYU and Stanford are set to face off in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night at 8 p.m. PT in Maples Pavilion (TV: ESPN2). The teams have only faced…

Starkville subregional: Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round of NCAA Tournament

Starkville subregional: Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round of NCAA Tournament

Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round Tigers on top! Dagger 3 from Westbrook gives Clemson its first lead of the 2nd half. 47-45 Clemson, 1:56 Q3 pic.twitter.com/IAvvRPcj75 — Clemson Women's Basketball (@ClemsonWBB)…

After 22 years of hosting NCAA tournament games, Stanford has a rich history of fascinating women’s basketball connections

After 22 years of hosting NCAA tournament games, Stanford has a rich history of fascinating women’s basketball connections

STANFORD, Calif. – Hosting the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament comes with a plethora of benefits. For Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer, having those perks is a hard-earned bonus for being in the…

Starkville action: South Dakota and Clemson set to battle while No.1 seed Mississippi State takes on Southern

Starkville action: South Dakota and Clemson set to battle while No.1 seed Mississippi State takes on Southern

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Cool breezes, suffocating pollen and exciting basketball are in the air as 64 teams get ready for a battle to become national champions in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. While ESPN mistakenly unveiled…

Mississippi State favored as SEC Tournament Champs

Mississippi State favored as SEC Tournament Champs

Schedule || Interactive Bracket Greenville, South Carolina is the host city of the 39th annual SEC tournament with fourteen teams in contention for the championship. Four teams finished ranked in national polls with Mississippi State…

Mississippi State closes home slate with a 76-56 win over LSU

Mississippi State closes home slate with a 76-56 win over LSU

STARKVILLE, Miss.- The Mississippi State Bulldogs (26-2, 14-1 SEC) ended their home slate with a 76-56 Senior Night win over the LSU Tigers (16-11, 7-8 SEC) in front of 8,631 attendees Thursday night. “I couldn’t…

My time as the only black journalist covering Mississippi State’s women’s basketball

My time as the only black journalist covering Mississippi State’s women’s basketball

Note from the Editor Unfortunately, for women of color in sports journalism, Amber’s experience is all too common. I started out in the field as a news reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. It…

Mississippi State outlasts Vanderbilt 86-70 with big second half

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (25-2, 11-1 SEC) defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 86-70 Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 9,566, MSU’s 11th largest attendance in program history. “These games aren’t getting…

Sophie Cunningham leads as Missouri stuns Mississippi State, 75-67

Sophie Cunningham leads as Missouri stuns Mississippi State, 75-67

STARKVILLE, Miss.— The Missouri Tigers (19-7, 8-4 SEC)  broke hearts and records in the Humphrey Coliseum Thursday night at they stunned the No. 5 Mississippi State Bulldogs, 75-67, in a Valentine’s Day showdown in front…

Jordan Danberry shines as Mississippi State hands Tennessee worst loss in SEC play

Jordan Danberry shines as Mississippi State hands Tennessee worst loss in SEC play

STARKVILLE, Miss – Mississippi State’s head coach Vic Schaefer complained about his team’s toughness effort during his Friday press conference, a prominent pillar of Mississippi State’s defensive-minded identity. After returning a week-long break, his players…

Fans enjoy rivalry antics and nods to history as Mississippi State routs Ole Miss, 80-49

Fans enjoy rivalry antics and nods to history as Mississippi State routs Ole Miss, 80-49

STARKVILLE, Miss – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (19-1, 7-0 SEC) defeated archrival Ole Miss Rebels 80-49 Sunday, improving to 7-0 in the SEC. The in-state foes battled for the 96th meeting in history. The contest…

Led by McCowan and without Bibby, Mississippi State prevails in latest round of rivalry vs. South Carolina

Led by McCowan and without Bibby, Mississippi State prevails in latest round of rivalry vs. South Carolina

STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (17-1, 5-0 SEC) hosted South Carolina Gamecocks (12-5, 4-1) in front of a sellout crowd Thursday night and earned an 89-74 victory. For the Bulldogs, it was a bittersweet…

Mississippi State’s Australian phenom Chloe Bibby breaks loose to give her team edge over Georgia

Mississippi State’s Australian phenom Chloe Bibby breaks loose to give her team edge over Georgia

STARKVILLE, Miss – They say it’s a dog eat dog world and the Mississippi State Bulldogs (15-1) bested the Georgia Bulldogs (11-5), fetching an 80-71 win in the Humphrey Coliseum Thursday night. “Boy, Georgia’s really…

SEC announces 2019 Class of Women’s Legends

SEC announces 2019 Class of Women’s Legends

The Southeastern Conference 2019 Class of Women’s Legends includes seven former women’s basketball stars and a coach. The class will be honored at the 2019 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 6-10 in Greenville, S.C.  Additionally, each…